Time for a data management revolution

There is no doubt that data management has gone through an evolutionary process, starting with a focus on straight forward backup and recovery in the 1990’s and then moving to integrated protection solutions in the 2000s. However the impact of Big Data and the move to adopt a more mobile way of working again requires a radical new approach. By Nigel Tozer, Business Development Director, EMEA, CommVault.

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Securing your data: The role of security in a connected world

Data that companies acquire, manage and secure today is much different to what it was even a couple of years ago. The variety, volume and complexity of customer and internal data held is placing new demands on CIOs both from a pure manageability front but also from external compliance and regulatory requirements.

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Fusion-io achieves more than nine million IOPS from a single ioDrive2

Fusion-io has achieved 9.608 million Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) from a single 365 GB MLC Fusion ioDrive2. This performance breakthrough is made possible using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that integrate flash into host systems, allowing it to bypass normal bottlenecks in the operating system. These APIs are now being used by dozens of industry-leading software companies to update their applications to embrace the future of software defined datacenters.

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Fujitsu delivers ‘peace of mind’

Fujitsu introduces a new solution intended to provide peace-of-mind for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) that rely on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to do optimized business. Launched at CeBIT, the new Fujitsu PRIMERGY CX420 introduces simplified clustering technology designed to help extend system uptime and protect business continuity in the event of an ICT system failure.

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LSI to ship high-performance 12Gb/s SAS Products

12Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip and I/O controllers deliver performance required for next-generation server and external storage platforms.

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Functioning prototypes available for viewing at Flash Memory Summit.
Tech Data says that Andy Gass will become Managing Director UK and Ireland, after spending the past two years fulfilling the role of SVP, South and West Europe. He will continue to be a member of Tech Data’s European Executive Board reporting to Nestor Cano.
Emulex Corporation has announced a broad range of I/O connectivity solutions for the new HP ProLiant Gen9 rack and blade servers designed to support next generation workloads such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), big data analytics, and emerging compute architectures such as network functions virtualisation (NFV) for telco and OpenStack or OpenCompute-based cloud computing.
Certification enables Windows 7 and 8 users exclusive access to enterprise class storage connectivity between servers, workstations, Ultrabooks, and all-in-ones.
In Unternehmen häufen sich immer größere Datenberge an, doch nicht alle Informationen müssen hochperformant verfügbar sein. Daher bietet sich eine Kombination aus kostengünstigem langsamen mit teurem aber dafür schnellem Speicher an. Intelligente Storage-Lösungen sorgen für das automatische Tiering zwischen den Laufwerken und so für bessere Zugriffszeiten. Von Warren Reid, Director Marketing EMEA bei Dot Hill.
NetApp has introduced two new storage system platforms—the extreme-performance FAS8080 EX and the entry value-priced FAS2500. With the FAS8080 EX, growing organizations and service providers can confidently drive the performance-intensive SAN and NAS workloads at the largest scale. The new entry-level NetApp® FAS2500 hybrid arrays can simplify operations, increase productivity through superior integration with ecosystems, extend system life, and minimize future costs.
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Hybrid Cloud Data Infrastructure That Enables New Use Cases

Learn how Pure Storage Cloud Block Store and Purity CloudSnap enable a hybrid data infrastructure to help enterprises unlock new hybrid cloud use cases for secondary storage, cloud backup and disaster recovery, and data and application mobility.

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